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Stacy is a local girl. She grew up in Clarks Summit, Lackawanna County.

She joined the WNEP news team in July, 2011 first covering central Pennsylvania. Now she is the Lackawanna County beat reporter.

Stacy comes to Newswatch 16 from WWNY-TV in Watertown, NY where she was a "one-man-band," shooting, writing, and editing her own stories. There she covered the Thousand Islands region of New York, and the 10th Mountain Division of the Army based at Fort Drum.

Stacy honed her skills at Syracuse University where she graduated magna cum laude in 2010 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. In college, she was a member of the nation's oldest and largest entirely student-run TV station, CitrusTV.

Before her TV days, Stacy was on the 50-yard line as "Miss Comet" with the Abington Heights Marching Band. She's a sports "phanatic." She likes to cheer on all the Philadelphia sports teams and her beloved Orange.

When she's not working, Stacy is a judge and coach for Odyssey of the Mind teams in NEPA. Stacy lives with her cat, Utley.

If you have a story idea, or just want to say hi, send Stacy an e-mail.

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    Bike Share Program Encourages Cycling in Scranton

    SCRANTON — A tourism group from Lackawanna County wants people to explore Scranton on two wheels instead of four. The Lackawanna Heritage Valley Authority is getting ready to launch a new bike share program. The LHVA is the group responsible for putting in trails along the Lackawanna River that run throughout the city. If you don’t have a bike to ride the trails, you can borrow one from four different locations in Scranton starting later this month. There’s a lot […]

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    Home Ruined by Flames

    SCRANTON — Fire heavily damaged a home in Scranton Friday afternoon. Flames under control now on Roberts Ct in west #Scranton, off of Lafayette St lots of damage to 2nd floor @WNEP pic.twitter.com/yv9JKgfQf3 — Stacy Lange (@stacylange) April 17, 2015 Crews were called out around 12:30 p.m. to the place on Robert Court in West Scranton. There is heavy fire damage on the second floor. There is no word from firefighters on injuries or the cause.

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    Musical Instruments Stolen From Church

    CLARKS GREEN — A church in Lackawanna County had most of its music equipment swiped from its sanctuary sometime this week, but thanks to some good Samaritans, music will play this Sunday. The pastor of Clarks Green Assembly of God says sometime between last Sunday night and Wednesday someone broke in to the church. They took several pieces of equipment used for the church’s live band. It’s several thousand dollars’ worth of equipment and it will take a long time […]

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    Former Corrections Officer Awaiting Trial Charged with Making Threats

    SCRANTON — A former Lackawanna County corrections officer is back at a jail, but not on the job. He’s behind bars because of threats he allegedly made regarding the criminal case that originally got him in trouble. Joe Black of Dickson City was a correctional officer at the Lackawanna County Prison before he was arrested last year. He’s awaiting trial on charges he sexually assaulted several female inmates there. Black is locked up in Monroe County, this time charged with […]

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    Could Passenger Rail Connect Scranton and Wilkes-Barre?

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — The transit authorities in both Lackawanna and Luzerne counties have each seen their fair share of controversy over the past few years.  COLTS and the LCTA met with PennDOT and county leaders Tuesday about consolidating the bus systems. They also met about a new form of transportation between the two counties. Spend some time on Wyoming Avenue in Scranton, the COLTS bus hub, and you’ll hear a lot of people saying the public transportation system needs to change. “The […]

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    Scranton’s East Mountain Fire House Reopens

    SCRANTON — The Scranton Fire Department’s Engine 10 gunned up East Mountain Road Tuesday afternoon and into its rightful spot in the garage of the fire station at the top of the hill. The firefighters who also call the station home unloaded the engine with a little extra enthusiasm. The fire chief told Newswatch 16 last week that several of the 12 firefighters who are assigned to work out of the east mountain station got sick. But, air tests came […]

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    Firefighters Adjust With Station Closure

    SCRANTON — The city of Scranton wants to make sure that a neighborhood has fire coverage even though a firehouse remains closed. The facility is closed while it is being tested for mold. The hum of a running fire engine and the rush of water from a hydrant are sounds neighborhoods on part of East Mountain in Scranton are used to hearing. Firefighters often run routine hose tests like this at the Engine 10 Station, but this time they’re doing […]

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    Bishop’s Address Highlights Shortage of Priests

    SCRANTON — The Diocese of Scranton covers 11 counties in our area and over the weekend, many Catholics saw a video from the bishop. In the video, Diocese of Scranton Bishop Joseph Bambera says the number of priests is likely to decrease by a fifth over the next decade. That statistic can be a little shocking to Catholics in the Diocese of Scranton, who have seen many parishes and Catholic schools close over the past 10 years or so, but Bishop […]


    Murder Victim Remembered on Her Birthday

    MOOSIC — Gary Tyminski of Moosic shares a birthday with his daughter Stephanie. She was brutally murdered in her apartment building in Scranton around Christmastime. Her alleged killer is now charged with her murder. But, Newswatch 16 has never heard from her family about who Stephanie Tyminski was. Her father chose Thursday, which is both their birthdays, to tell her story. The events of December 10, 2014 shocked and scared residents of Valley View Terrace Apartments in Scranton. A 29-year-old woman was found dead, brutally […]

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    Adults Arrested for Inviting Teens to Strip Poker Party

    OLD FORGE — Police in Lackawanna County say two teenagers were invited to a party earlier this year that involved drugs, drinking, and strip poker. Now the adults who were at that party back in January are facing felony charges. Four adults were arrested Thursday afternoon and are charged with corruption of minors for involving a 13 year old and 15 year old brother and sister in a party where they all smoked marijuana, drank alcohol, and played strip poker. […]

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    Scranton Begins Parking Enforcement Program

    SCRANTON — People in Scranton’s Hill Section have noticed a white car driving around their neighborhood. They’ve also noticed a lot of white pieces of paper on the windows of parked cars. “I`ve noticed them driving around just in the last couple days, stopping people and giving them tickets for silly infractions,” said Hill Section resident Michael McAndrew. McAndrew has not been too happy with Scranton’s new parking enforcement program that’s now about a week old. Some of his neighbors […]

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    Driver Sentenced for Deadly DUI Crash

    SCRANTON — A man from Lackawanna County will spend at least five years behind bars for a drunk-driving crash that killed a 12-year-old boy last year. David Turano faced the family of that 12-year-old boy Wednesday in court. Turano was sentenced to five to 12 years in state prison. Before he began that sentence, Turano heard from his young victim’s family and friends. The violent drunk-driving crash happened in Old Forge last August. The death of Lenny Zupon Jr., 12, […]


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